International Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian, nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs.
Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through
health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at highest risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations, International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.
International Medical Corps first received funding in 2010 to launch two GBV programs in North and South Kivu: the Care Access Safety and Equality (CASE) program, designed to provide support and multi-sectoral response to survivors of GBV, and the Bienvenue aux Changements dans la Communauté (BCC) program, designed to prevent GBV through behavior change communication and community mobilization.
The primary function of the CASE/BCC Program Manager is to build the technical capacity of staff teams to effectively implement two USAID-funded GBV programs: one focused on multi-sectoral response for GBV survivors ( CASE) ; the other focused on behavior change communication and community mobilization ( BCC)
1. Program Management/Integration
• Plan with the Senior GBV Advisor, BCC Advisor and Chief of Party to meet program goals and to determine operational needs
• Work closely with the Senior GBV Advisor and BCC Advisor to ensure technical quality of programs
• Work closely with local counterparts to ensure community buy-in and cultural appropriateness of all activities
• Oversee case management and referral systems
• Manage and share GBV case information in line with guiding principles, survivor wishes and security considerations
• Oversee preparation of community-level BCC interventions (such as sensitization and group sessions) to ensure technical quality
• Review BCC interventions to ensure quality and to support staff in developing needs-based future interventions
• Support team in developing and delivering appropriate trainings to meet identified demands
• In coordination with M&E and Technical Advisors, analyze trends of GBV and develop/adjust program strategies to meet needs
• In coordination with M&E and Technical Advisors, conduct assessments and contribute to production of proposals
• Compile monthly and quarterly reports, on time and with accurate data
• Maintain flexibility to take on added responsibility as and when needed
2. Coordination between CASE and BCC
• Assist staff to identify areas of collaboration between response (CASE) and prevention (BCC)
• Ensure staffs from both CASE and BCC develop joint action plans.
• Review and analyze CASE data to identify areas requiring BCC intervention
3. Networking and coordination
• Coordinate with local and international NGOs, UN agencies, government representatives and other stakeholders to ensure coordinated approaches to GBV prevention and response
• Assist staff to assess and identify local partners in each area supported by the program
• Represent the organization and programs with partners and at meetings as appropriate
• Contribute to the positive image and overall credibility of the organization, notably through the application of the organization’s Code of Conduct
4. HR Management & Staff Support
• Assist in the selection and training of qualified program staff and recommend promotions, disciplinary action and termination of staff in consultation with Management
• Supervise and mentor staff to ensure their smooth and effective operations
• Develop support strategies for GBV staff and introduce principles of self care
• Maintain open lines of communications with all field staff and Bukavu/Goma-based managers
5. Training/ Capacity Building
• Conduct a capacity assessment and develop capacity building plans for CASE and BCC staff
• Train senior national staff to increase their responsibilities, build capacity and ensure sustainability of programs
• Train staff to become leaders of GBV prevention and response. Depending on skill sets and required roles, trainings may include: BCC, community mobilization, gender, guiding principles of addressing GBV, GBV case management, counseling skills, compassionate care, BCC, facilitation skills, mobilization, program cycle management, etc.
• Consolidate and review GBV and Community Mobilization training manuals and resources for use by staff teams
• Assist program staff to conduct trainings on GBV prevention and response for local organizations and women’s associations
• Contribute to the development of training, facilitation, IEC materials and other communications tools
6. Financial Management
• Ensure planned program activities and related expenditures for the site are executed in a timely manner
• Ensure staff submit monthly cash projections
7. Working Relationships
• Maintain frequent communication with Senior GBV Advisor and Senior BCC Advisor.
• Maintain positive working relations with other IMC departments and programs
• Interface with government and external agencies as necessary
• Ensure application and compliance of security protocols and policies
• Consider security implications of all program activities, reviewing all new initiatives with national staff and community leaders
• Master’s degree in Social Work, Communications, Public Health, International Development or other relevant field of study or University degree with equivalent work experience
• Two to three years experience in GBV program design and implementation, of which at least one year is in developing countries
• Proven knowledge and experience in developing and implementing community mobilization projects
• Proven experience in developing and delivering training and of group facilitation
• Experience of BCC programming desired
• Supervisory experience
• Demonstrated respect for guiding principles of GBV prevention and response work, including application of the principle of confidentiality
• Profound cross-cultural awareness
• Ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions independently
• Ability to remain flexible and to cope with stressful situations and frustrations
• Ability to work well with a team, to relate to and motivate national staff effectively
• Creativity and the ability to work with limited resources
• Strong communication skills, both oral and written
• Proficient in computer applications, especially with MS Word and MS Excel, MS PowerPoint a plus
• Ability to read, write, analyze and interpret technical and non-technical information in the English language.
• Ability to effectively present information and respond appropriately to questions from senior managers in the field and HQ, counterparts, government representatives and others
• Ability to speak French language required; ability to speak Swahili an advantage
• Accommodation, food and transportation provided by the organization
• Medical Evacuation service and competitive benefits provided by the organization
• Further information regarding security available during the interview process
• While performing duties of the job, the employee frequently works in precarious and remote places. The employee is usually employed in areas of civil strife, which often result in an unstable security environment. Regularly work in outdoor, extreme weather conditions
To officially begin the application process, please visit our website at http://www.internationalmedicalcorps.org and go to our “Careers” page. Find your desired position, click on the position title and complete the application at the bottom of the job description.
Contact: International Medical Corps
International Medical Corps
1313 L Street, NW
Washington, DC., DC, United States 20005
Phone: +1(202)828-5155 Fax: +1(202)828-5156 Email: International Medical Corps Website: http://www.internationalmedicalcorps.org
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